Archives / December, 2010

Loss of a Friend

This post is probably more for me than readers of this blog, but today I lost one of my best friends.  She was my cat Sammie. We met each other while she was a stray that hung around the neighborhood. One day, she was injured in a fight (presumably a raccoon) and had one door…

Future Practice Models for the Transaction Lawyer

Today, the Silicon Flatirons posted a report called Law 2.0: Intelligent Architecture for Transactional Law.  It is the work product of a half-day roundtable held at the CU law school featuring an international gathering (yes, we had someone from Canada) of lawyers, academics and technologists who are passionate about the future business models of practicing law. The…

For the Best Chance of Getting Funded, Move Your Startup to Colorado

From website FormDs.com, this is a somewhat surprising map of Form Ds from the last year by state.  Form Ds are filed when a company raises money, so it’s a great proxy of where companies are getting funded.  (The original map can be found here). You’ll note that per million people, Colorado is in the…

Perhaps the Most Unexplainable Video of All Time

What do Jason Alexander, Darryl Hanna, Lou Ferrigno (the Hulk), Pamela Anderson, Dolph Lundgren, Roger Moore and Milli Vanilli have in common? Well they are all in this unexplainable Norwegian television commercial lip synching to the most god-awful version of the Beatles “Let It Be” ever. I guess for Milli Vanilli the lip synching is…

Next Big Sound Powers Billboard’s Social 50 Chart

Today, Next Big Sound and Billboard announced the birth of the Social 50 which ranks the top 50 musical artists on the world’s leading social media sites. Given the upheaval in the music industry in that it has moved away from radio spins and record sales as the sole factors in achieving success, it’s great…